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FOX Business
Nov 3, 2012 1:00am EDT
long term benefits of reconstructions. john: we hear that before paul krugman claims 9/11 would be good for the economy. after the earthquake in haiti and to oppose the said this could be a boom economy for haiti. john: and appealing concept for the simple-minded. i want to hel so i have an idea. i will do this. i will create jobs by destroying thing this. what is wrong with this logic? sally? what is wrong? i will stimulate economic activity. >> we recognize the firebreak something without your permission i melt -- arrested. please don't. [laughr] when you replace things it looks like it might add to the economy but it could be used for mor constructive reasons. john: that is what eludes eludes -- elude paul krugman that the money has to come from somewhere going to something else. you both argue politicians have been around about to economic points. >> obama's says he will stimulate the economy wi green jobs and mitt romney says defense spending this same principle but on different programs because the priorities are different part of the government gets involved and spend money
Current
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
seconds explained to me the austerity bomb. paul krugman has give you a huge boost. we'll explain it several times. explain what the austerity bomb is. >> it's the expiration of the bush tax cuts and the deal from last august. unlike a cliff which you fall over and you fall to your death there is no climbing back up, an austerity bomb can be diffused or mitigated and that's sort of what congress is trying to do now. they're not slowing the drive towards the cliff. they're trying to defuse a bomb. >> eliot: i love the metaphor. brian beutler many thanks for your time tonight. from the fiscal to the foreign. education is the key. it is the vehicle. it's the way in which we evolve. every journey is different every possibility is unique. but the beginning, the beginning is my craft. i'm an ordinary person striving to achieve extraordinary things. it started with a dream and i'm on my way there. >> eliot: as part of our ongoing series current feeding the needs let's not forget america's stubborn weight problem which brings us to the number of the day, 35.7. that's the percentage of u.s. a
Current
Nov 14, 2012 8:00pm PST
austerity bomb. paul krugman has give you a huge boost. we'll explain it several times. explain what the austerity bomb is. >> it's the expiration of the bush tax cuts and the deal from last august. unlike a cliff which you fall over and you fall to your death there is no climbing back up, an austerity bomb can be diffused or mitigated, and that's sort of what congress is trying to do now. they're not slowing the drive towards the cliff. they're trying to defuse a bomb. >> eliot: i love the metaphor. brian beutler many thanks for your time tonight. from the fiscal to >>and now to my point. that is a whole bunch of bunk! the powerful my steal an election but they cannot steal democracy. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [
FOX Business
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
reconstructions. john: we hear that before paul krugman claims 9/11 would be good for the economy. after the earthquake in haiti and to oppose the said this could be a boom economy for haiti. john: and appealing concept for the simple-minded. i want to help so i have an idea. i will do this. i will create jobs by destroying thing this. what is wrong with this logic? sally? what is wrong? i will stimulate economic activity. >> we recognize the firebreak something without your permission i melt -- arrested. please don't. [laughter] when you replace things it looks like it might add to the economy but it could be used for more constructive reasons. john: that is what eludes eludes -- elude paul krugman that the money has to come from somewhere going to something else. you both argue politicians have been around about to economic points. >> obama's says he will stimulate the economy with green jobs and mitt romney says defense spending this same principle but on different programs because the priorities are different part of the government gets involved and spend money bet it will create jobs. b
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm EST
our democracy. >> paul krugman wrote in the "new york times" this week and he said the president shouldn't do anything about the fiscal cliff at the moment. he had, stand your ground, mr. president. don't give in to threats. no deal is better than a is bet deal. that would put extreme pressure on republicans to make a deal as the economy tags. we talked about the extreme party but what about pressure from liberals on the president to resist compromise? >> so i said it before the election and we say it in our book, you can blame one party more than the other but, in the end, both parties are going to have to compromise and the victorious party is going to have to make the extreme ends of its party somewhat unhappy in order to make the party, the party of the common good and also to basically rule in a way that helps the vast majority of the american people who are not on the extreme. i read paul krugman's kcolumn ad it's fine to hold as much ground as possible but it is misleading to the american people to think that staring the fiscal cliff in the face and saying, let's go over i
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 2:00pm PDT
. i'm baffled by the president would do that. i love quoting paul krugman, as you know, the liberal from the "new york times." >> dana: enron adviser. >> andrea: he said 365,000 jobs needed to be created per month to get the economy back on track. so in the words of paul krugman this is a paltry number we got in today. if you break it down, dana and you look at the group, the demographics. this is obama's base. african-americans, unemployment, 14.3%. young people. young people, trying to rally to get to polls on tuesday are at 16%. people forget the government only factors people looking for work in the last four weeks. i doesn't factor all of the people who stopped looking for work or people with experience and degrees who are in fast food restaurants right now. in addition to the part-time work. so i would have a hard time with the president coming out, saying that this is great and we're where we need to be. >> dana: go ahead, bob. >> bob: i was going to say that the people not looking for work, said for the first time it's now changed course and more people are entering the workforce
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Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
to go anywhere anytime soon. very quickly treasury. joe said paul krugman you said sheila bair. barney frank would be mine, send him back to the political world in a role that's important. would make republicans continuing to see him at treasury. i don't know that he'd get confirmed. on paul krugman? >> was right on a lot of things, and in a role on wall street in the great recession. >> she will give the king to the kingdom, very solid adult during the financial crisis, helped pull back from the brink. she is not used to being in the spot light. that's a good thing. for certain cabinet members you don't want them on the t.v. circuit so must have. you want them doing the workday to day with the american people. sanberg is another one she'd be good too. i think it takes a woman. >> absolutely. we've seen that theme. you know, i said that barney frank, but i think jack lew is going to do it. another game, chief of staff. >> tony veragosa. >> joe said deval patrick. i said the u.s. attorney in new york. i actually think in the end eric holder is going to stick around. i don't thin
Current
Nov 10, 2012 1:00am PST
are saying. read paul krugman's article in "the times" today. frankly, it's a lot of wall saying you got to deal with it because wall street guys have been wrong about virtually every economic forecast they've made. let them scream that the sky is falling. it really will not. i want to switch gears for a moment. the recent move on the part of the republican party to rush for immigration reform. that is an affirmative outcome of the election. do you think it's doable? >> yes, i do. if republicans learned one lesson and hopefully they'll learn this one, it's that they were totally on the wrong side of the issue of immigration reform. they ended up nominating the candidate who was to the far right, the guy who said he would even veto the dream act if he were president. republicans clearly paid for it at the polls. i do think that this is an opportunity finally to get comprehensive immigration reform, the republicans finally have an incentive. if they didn't want to do it because it was the right thing to do, at least now they have a political rationale for moving forward. >> eliot:
FOX News
Nov 18, 2012 3:30pm EST
. jim. >> i must say to me the most interesting story of this is the submarine story of the left, paul krugman, carol, others, saying it's a horrible mistake to do this, it's 1937 all over again in terms of tax increases, spending cuts in the middle of a tentative recovery. i'm not as convinced that the left of the democratic party or left of the country is going to hold still for the deal. it's sort of a centrist beltway thing that the left opposes and right opposes and it's president obama, "the washington post" editorial board, new york times, a few others kind of in the middle there. we'll see. >> jon: the media loved it this week when the president met with some the heads of major corporations, but there weren't really any small business people represented and the question, is it just a photo op? >> well, i think the president is reaching out, he's making an effort to meet with a lot of different people. it is interesting that the first people who saw him after his election were union people and that shouldn't be surprising, but the media did take note of that. but i think that, m
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 9:30am EST
had so we would never be standing here and talking about and it now on the left paul krugman and others are saying go over to the cliff. >> that's right. >> the president gave in twice. how dedicated both sides are to their premise. if we go over the cliff -- >> you don't think it's a slope, it's a cliff. >> i think it's an austerity sloping crisis of some kind. >> i think it's a black diamond slalom course so you're not going down the bunny hill. >> i'll agree is what it does breeds an incredible amount of uncertainty in the markets. if we don't know what tax rates we're paying that has a huge depressing effect on the economy. if we do go over the cliff, all the tax cuts expire. they can come back and say now we want to present tax cuts for the middle class and lower income individuals and are republicans going to vote against that? >> there's so much more to be done and said here. i hope we're not here with a special on new year's eve. i hope it's anderson cooper in times square and not us. becoming all too common. wall street tanks after a washington debacle. with the fiscal c
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2012 1:00pm PST
particular the 1950s. paul krugman points out today that those were years of much higher taxes on the rich, much bigger labor unions and lo and behold, the economy was very strong in that era. what changed over the years to make them so harmful? >> well, martin, i think what they miss about the 1950s was the last couple of sentences that paul krugman talks about, and that is that women and minorities we knew our place back then and seemingly the rules were simple, right? everybody knew their place, everybody knew what they were supposed to do, and now we're living in a much more complicated society. also, we lived our lives very differently back then. you went to college, you got married, you had a job, and that was everything was pretty much laid out for a certain sector of the population. so that sort of dream of what is the nostalgia for a certain america was for a certain group of people and not for most of us. >> we just heard donald trump reflecting in answer to question that he would never dream of cooking the turkey because that would be the role for his wife and that, of course, i
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
, therefore, u.s. global competitiveness is the fiscal cliff. so, steve, paul krugman advised the president this morning to just say no. what's the president going to do? >> let me get my phone out, and i'll find out for you. [laughter] i do find it amusing that whatever you and the previous speaker said of me, everybody laughed. so i don't know what that says about my credibility. um, i don't know what the president's going to do. i guess he's speaking at 1:30, heidi and i were discussing it before, and we'll get some tone from where he's coming from. i would simply say i disagree with paul krugman. i think it's great the president won. i think he got a mandate. i think the country's spoken in terms of what kinds of fiscal policies it wallets. there was a lot -- wants. there was a lot of commentary during the election about how neither candidate put forth a clear policy agenda for the coming years, and there's some truth to that, but they both made clear the outlines of their policies, including fiscal policy. the balance between tax increases and spending to the achieve fiscal balance, wh
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 2:00am PST
another question. how about just going off the fiscal cliff altogether? some pundits like paul krugman saying we should go over the fiscal cliff. let me read this to you, republicans are trying for the third time to use economic blackmail to achieve a goal they lack the votes to achieve through the normal legislative process. this has to stop. unless we want hostage taking the threat of making the nation ungovernable to become a standard part of our political process so what should the president do? just say no, and go over the fiscal cliff if necessary. richard, do you agree? >> you know, i don't agree. and i really think that that is not what this election -- that's not the message this election sent. i think people want the country to come together. and i think both sides are going to work very hard to do that. i think the republican blackmail is over. >> it seems like a very risky move. ana, would you agree with that? >> and i think it's, first not good for the country. and second not good for congress or for the president. this fiscal cliff is the first big legislative challenge they hav
Current
Nov 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
social security because frankly it makes sense to do so at this point. >> cenk: the argument that paul krugman, who i come back to frequently because he has been about the only economist who has been right at every stage from pre-cataclysm through now wait a minute weynes was right. he's basically saying the social safety net is what we need to build a middle class and create the assumption and create jobs. >> we can create medicare and the government can provide less money for seniors. in the end it comes out of their kids pockets. you're basically allowing for a tremendous amount of income inequality to continue in this country, and hopefully this will push the democrats to the left. if the republicans at least nominally shed some of these more social issues. >> eliot: ii love krugman's column twinkies being the age of stronger unions and this era that we've been talking about the definition of success actually was the progressive era era. >> yes, of course, i think he refers to it as the great compression. you have much less income inequality. all of our social security shortfall to
FOX News
Nov 17, 2012 8:00pm PST
. >> i must say to me the most interesting story of this is the submarine story of the left, paul krugman, carol, others, saying it's a horrible mistake to do this, it's 1937 all over again in terms of tax increases, spending cuts in the middle of a tentative recovery. i'm not as convinced that the left of the democratic party or left of the country is going to hold still for the deal. it's sort of a centrist beltway thing that the left opposes and right opposes and it's president obama, "the washington post" editorial board, new york times, a few others kind of in the middle there. we'll see. >> jon: the media loved it this week when the president met with some the heads of major corporations, but there weren't really any small business people represented and the question, is it just a photo op? >> well, i think the president is reaching out, he's making an effort to meet with a lot of different people. it is interesting that the first people who saw him after his election were union people and that shouldn't be surprising, but the media did take note of that. but i think that, m
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
. paul krugman has a nobel prize in economics and i don't. but it doesn't all hit at once. but a lot of it hits and the damage to the sort of animal spirits of the economy, the confidence of business leaders in the economy, the confidence of other countries in our ability to get our economic fiscal house in order would be damaging. so no deal is a very bad deal for the united states. somebody is going to blink in the end. i hope it's actually both sides to some extent. but the argument that you're hearing from some sectors of the democratic party that going over the fiscal cliff isn't such a bad thing, i'm not with that argument because i think you go over the cliff and you don't have a rip cord and your parachute doesn't open and boom. >> when you look at the numbers, when you sit down and look at the numbers it's pretty scary. there have been worse estimates, but this is from the congressional budget office. it would go up to 9.1%. our democrats and the president so worried about going off the cliff that they could make a deal they are unhappy with? >> i don't think you'll see t t
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
the position he took in his comment. and paul krugman wrote expressing liberal fears about grand bargains on taxes and entitlements. he wrote you know what could really produce the kind of dispirited bates that was supposed to doom obama in 2012, a sellout on key democratic values as a part of a grand bargain. do you have those fears, congresswoman? >> you know, i don't. the fact that the pld in his acceptance speech and then the day after when he talked about the fiscal cliff made it very, very clear. and the fact that he's going out on the stump now to talk to the american people who already agree that the wealthiest americans need to pay more. the fact it that he said he's not going to let senior citizens-wil citizens-wi -- half of all americans make under # $2,000 a year. are you serious, you're going to take it out of those people and have them pay down the deficit? no. but since we all agree that the middle class tax cuts should not be eliminated, he's right, let's just go ahead and do that right now. but i do not see this president selling out not after 332 electoral votes
FOX Business
Nov 19, 2012 7:00pm EST
columnist paul krugman is arguing for a return to the 1950's when incomes in the top tax brackets had to pay a marginal tax rate, are you ready , 91%. his part of what he wrote in the times in his column. america in the 1950's made to the rich parrot -- pay their fair share. 91 percent. it gave workers the power to bargain for decent wages and benefits, yet contrary to right-wing propaganda, define right-wing propaganda as anything that disagrees with pregnant, then and now it prospered, and we can do that again. so apparently this nobel prize-winning economist just wants to the commonwealth, raise taxes. 91 percent and everything will be fine. these tax-and-spend liberals are truly something else. in a class by himself. he fails to talk about, and we will hear tonight, the fact that back then we had a responsible government. a responsible economist and even a few responsible columnists. here's a comparison we want to draw, if we make. 1955, the middle of the decade, federal spending was just over 17 percent of gdp, 17%. now just about 23% of gdp, the good old days. federal deficits were und
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
. republicans have said they're willing to throw the medium rich off the side as paul krugman has reported. no, tax all their income. so they've signalled even worse options than just voting for the big tax cut they're going to get to vote for on january 3rd. >> thank you both for joining me. >> thank you. >>> coming up, is america ready for bush 3.0? and the politics of attacking susan rice. why senators might be interested in preventing her being nominated as secretary of state. could the massachusetts senate seat have anything to do with it? and in the rewrite, what republicans do not understand about hispanic voters and why that means democrats will keep winning. >>> is america ready for bush 3.0? not tonight, but will 51% of american voters be ready for bush 3.0 in 2016? what jeb bush is doing this week to get them ready, that's coming up. and republicans can continue the attacks on susan rice. one senate seat. that's next. with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purch
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
about this and many people on the left, paul krugman in "the new york times" is saying do not make a deal just for the sake of making a deal, hold out and call the republicans' bluff. >> i think it was set up, one that was based on the president's argument. taxes needed to go up, particularly for the wealthiest americans. i think he has to stick with that. one thing he was clear about, he wasn't going to sign a bill with high end tax rates from the bush era. he's going have to negotiate with the republicans. if they have an ideal how to raise taxes from that group, i'm sure he's willing to listen to them. but i think rye now he's got to be successful in creating this fiscal framework that gives him the revenue that he needs to make the investment that he wants for the things like infrastructure, science and tack that he's talked about to the american people. he's going to be tough but befair to compromise. >> david gergen, the republicans say there is no mandate here but the president talks about the need for investment, the need for education, science, research infrastructure and ta
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
the benefit of campaign activity. >> sean: you were attacked by paul krugman as having benefited financially, et cetera. >> i saw that. he wrote a piece in which he claimed that the reason i was involved in american crossroads is because i was a shrewd businessman and lining my pockets. i'm not against making money out of politics. he didn't bother to pick up the phone and call my office and say is mr. rove receiving any remuneration. >> so it is a lie? >> i won't say it is a lie. he was a paid consultant to enron but he is a sloppy journalist. the kind of slap dashed a how many nintendo attack. he used to be interesting and now just writes a column that he doesn't bother are to pick up the phone and say is karl rove designing a salary. i'm proud to be a volunteer as are millions of others helping to change the country. >> sean: with ohio it seems like romney is up in colorado. >> don't gloss over ohio. as of last night in the early and absentee balloting, 108,000 republicans have already voted. 108,000 more republicans railroad voted than voted four years ago. 155,000 pure democ
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
medium rich off the side as paul krugman has reported. no, tax all their income. so they've signalled even worse options than just voting for the big tax cut they're going to get to vote for on january 3rd. >> thank you both for joining me. >> thank you. >>> coming up, is america ready for bush 3.0? and the politics of attacking susan rice. why senators might be interested in preventing her being nominated as secretary of state. could the massachusetts senate seat have anything to do with it? and in the rewrite, what republicans do not understand about hispanic voters and why that means democrats will keep winning. new trident layers juicy berry + tangy tangerine is a thrilling, dual-flavored ride to mouth fun-town. but it's not like everyone is going to break into a karaoke jam session. ♪ this will literally probably never happen. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he ca
Current
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
it might make sense to suggest a few names. for treasury, paul krugman. something to be said for having been right. as far back as the early days of the cataclysm he has diagnosed the problem properly both its micro and macroeconomic implications and called for the right remedies. he called out the beltway bloviatersers who mince words and are afraid to take a chance and usually go along to get along. paul won a nobel prize for a reason. the last thing we need is another wall street voice filled with self--serving malarkey about the reason businesses aren't investing. for secretary of state, john kerry not just because he won't be the part but because he has the depth of knowledge and capacity to deal with the gnarly problems out there. let's face it, the agenda isn't pretty. even after we're out of afghanistan and iraq, the middle east is a mess. the iran situation is a conundrum and china is omnipresent. for defense, colin powell among the wisest and thoughtful military leaders out there plain and simple. the ccny grad, too. dennis or gary. dennis has proven to his advocacy of
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
spending. and, i mean, with these policy positions, how can we believe them? paul krugman says he doesn't trust the republicans so-called evolution. he said these new republicans we're told are willing to be more open-minded on cultural issues more understanding and skeptical on trickle-down economics is enough. so what should we call these republicans? i have a suggestion. why not call them democrats? >> that's right. they stand for a certain set of values and they have for a significant amount of time. and so, you know, if they deviate from that, then they are going to be called traitors by the people who remain. it's going to be a tremendous problem. and when you have policies that are unpopular, say, cutting medicare, social security, it doesn't help to, quote/unquote reach out. let's have a town hall and explain why i'm going to cut your social security. it's not that people personally dislike the messenger. they don't like the message that you want to cut medicare or social security or otherwise break the social contract as they've been pushing. so, yeah, it's going to be re
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2012 9:15am EST
scientist paul krugman things can reduce global temperatures if we do it on our own such as breaking clouds with salt water or painting room for white to reflect the sun's rays. what we are doing with the $12 billion we're spending on alternative energy is pushing people into cars they don't want to buy, where raising electricity costs, we are getting rid of incandescent light bulbs in favor of fluorescent light bulbs. the cost of this falls disproportionately on those who are least able to afford it. the lowest fifth of income distribution according to recent data published by the bureau of labor statistics spends 24% of their income on electricity, natural gas, gasoline, a household on the bottom spends 24% of its income on energy compared to an average of 7% for american households in general. 4% of income is spent on energy. it is strange that well-intentioned people who purport to represent the interests of the port are advocating policies that are going to do them harm rather than good. in addition to hurting the poor and putting taxpayer money at risk, industrial policies to p
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
saying don't deal with him. paul krugman is saying, let's not make a deal. but at some point, he, being boehner, it's hard to sell that we're not going to give a tax cut to the middle class unless the rich gets it, too? isn't he running up against a political clock here? >> yes, it's a very tough position. voters went to the polls and said they don't buy that position and as e.j. pointed out, the president has tons of leverage here because if nothing happens, all of the bush tax cuts expire and exhibit plain that the reason taxes are set to go up is because republicans held them hostage to make sure they got tax breaks for rich people. another interesting thing from the exit polls is if you looked at who voters thought barack obama's economic policies would help, there were many people who thought it was going to be the middle class or the poor. for mitt romney, be overwhelmingly, people thought his policies would favor the rich. people already fill this way about the republican party but their policies are not designed to help the middle class. they are designed to help people who have
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